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PEERtrainer Recipe: Avocado Chicken Salad

This creamy chicken avocado salad recipe has all the textures and nutrients to make your taste buds and belly happy. It’s quick, simple, and delicious! Total Cheats: 2.5 (only 2 if you use chia seeds)   Ingredients 4 oz cooked and chopped chicken breast 1/3 avocado 1 tbsp chia seeds 5 handfuls chopped mixed greens 1 sliced tomato sprinkled with sea salt   Instructions: Toss all ingredients together and enjoy!    

Are Beef Shakes Really Good For Your Hair, Skin and Nails?

Beef protein powder is one of the ‘new’ protein sources being touted. At first blush, it might seem like beef protein would be an ideal source—at least for those who don’t eschew meat—but a closer inspection dispels this idea. Beef protein is really just powdered and dressed up gelatin, and gelatin is an awful source of protein. Over 78% of the amino acids in gelatin are non-essential, which means our body can produce them itself. Worse, only 6 to 7% of the amino acids are branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs); BCAA content of a protein largely determines a...

Supplements To Help You Build Muscle

Supplements For Building Muscle: The Good, the Bad, and the Worthless Stop by your local health food store and you’ll find a bewildering array of muscle-building powders and capsules, most of them making dubious and exaggerated claims. The truth is that no supplement can stand in for the right diet, and that even the most effective supplements hinge on a healthy diet to work. Supplements are made to supplement what you are already doing effectively–if your diet doesn’t support muscle growth and good training, then supplements won’t either! For this reason, make...

How To Speed Up Muscle Recovery

How To Speed Up Muscle Recovery Gaining strength and improving endurance are often associated with lifting a lot of weights, pushing yourself to new limits, and “feeling the burn”. Often, pushing through pain day in and day out is seen as an advantage for muscle building, fat burning, and strength gaining. However, muscle growth and gains in strength are actually developed when you’re not exercising. When you exercise, muscles are broken down, and muscles need to be rebuilt during recovery time. Rest is critical to speeding up muscle recovery. Recovery days and cycling...

The Top Causes Of Female Hair Loss, and What You CAN Do About This!

An Introduction To The Causes Of Female Hair Loss…And The Good News! Hair loss is a bigger problem than you might expect: 30% of women in their 30s, and 50% of women in their 50s report noticeable hair loss conditions. Hair loss is defined by partial or complete loss of hair, and most of the time it is reversible. Many people don’t realize that hair loss is a problem until it’s too late, which is why it is important to begin to treat the root causes of female hair loss early. However, like most things related to your health, there is a lot you can do about it. The key point to keep...

Nutrition

Are Beef Shakes Really Good For Your Hair, Skin and Nails?

Beef protein powder is one of the ‘new’ protein sources being touted. At first blush, it might seem like beef protein would be an ideal source—at least for...

Do Microwaves Destroy Nutrients?

Whoever first wrote that microwaving destroys nutrients deserves an unhumanitarian award. There is no truth to it–not even an iota–and yet this rumor has caused...

How The Cheat System Diet Works Where Other Diets Fail or Stop Working

1) How Does The Cheat System Diet Work? Why Does It Succeed When Other Diets Stop Working Everyone cheats on their diet. But no one has developed a system to cheat the right...

Health

The Top Causes Of Female Hair Loss, and What You CAN Do About This!

An Introduction To The Causes Of Female Hair Loss…And The Good News! Hair loss is a bigger problem than you might expect: 30% of women in their 30s, and 50% of women in...

12 Stretches To Get Rid Of Back, Hip and Knee Pain (Introduction to the Egoscue Method)

Welcome To The Cheat System Diet Stretches! We decided to put this plan online so that readers of the The Cheat System Diet could google these if they were somewhere where...

The 3 Chemicals Naturally Happy and Anxiety Free People Have In Balance

Naturally Boost Happiness with These Strategies We’re obsessed with happiness. Gretchin Rubin’s The Happiness Project became a bestseller in 2009, you’ll find #happiness in...